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Covid-19 vaccines are an answered prayer for all faiths
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Covid-19 vaccines are an answered prayer for all faiths

Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons urges people of faith to view vaccines as a welcome solution to COVID-19 and emphasizes these communities' important role in ending the pandemic.

Bringing the Covid-19 pandemic to an end will require the active participation of religious Americans, who should view vaccines as an answered prayer rather than a threat to their faith.

2020 was a humbling year. Nobody’s life was left untouched by a virus that took the lives of more than 344,000 Americans and 1.8 million people around the world. We mourned in isolation and grieved a failed national response to contain the ravages of the pandemic. If you weren’t the praying type already, chances are you prayed some in 2020.

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Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons

Fellow, Religion and Faith